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Friday, Dec 13
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Via Posada Holiday Celebration Fundraiser
7:00 PM Stage: Sila (The Arctic Cycle)
7:00 PM A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:00 PM Stage: Sherlock Holmes & the Case of the Christmas Angels
7:00 PM Stage: A Midsummer Night's Dream
7:30 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
8:00 PM An Irish Christmas
Saturday, Dec 14
All Day Old Town Las Posadas
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
11:00 AM Paris Holiday Celebration
1:00 PM Southern California Ballet The Nutcracker
1:00 PM Talk: Dragons, Myth and Reality
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
5:00 PM Stage: Sila (The Arctic Cycle)
6:00 PM Centro Cultural de la Raza‎ Posada
7:00 PM Southern California Ballet The Nutcracker
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:00 PM Stage: Sherlock Holmes & the Case of the Christmas Angels
7:00 PM Stage: A Midsummer Night's Dream
7:30 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
8:00 PM Film: Love Actually
Sunday, Dec 15
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Hanukkah Painted Placemat Class
10:00 AM Association for Jewish Studies Conference
1:00 PM Southern California Ballet The Nutcracker
2:00 PM Stage: Sherlock Holmes & the Case of the Christmas Angels
2:00 PM Stage: A Midsummer Night's Dream
2:00 PM A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
3:00 PM World Holiday Traditions Variety Show
7:00 PM World Holiday Traditions Variety Show
7:00 PM Staged Reading: Lighting the Way
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
Monday, Dec 16
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Association for Jewish Studies Conference
12:45 PM Film: The Bookshop
7:00 PM Stage: A People's Cuban Christmas Tale
Tuesday, Dec 17
All Day Free Admission to Japanese Friendship Garden
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
10:00 AM Association for Jewish Studies Conference
6:30 PM Open Reading: The Merry Wives Of Windsor
7:00 PM Stage: Cirque Dreams Holidaze
7:00 PM Staged Reading: Lighting the Way
Wednesday, Dec 18
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:00 PM Stage: Cirque Dreams Holidaze
7:30 PM Music: Irish Christmas in America
Thursday, Dec 19
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
6:00 PM Talk: Consul General Carlos González Gutiérrez
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:00 PM Stage: Sherlock Holmes & the Case of the Christmas Angels
7:30 PM Mariachi Sol De Mexico: A Merry-achi Christmas
7:30 PM SDIFF Film: La Befana Vien di Notte (The Legend of the Christmas Witch)
Friday, Dec 20
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:00 PM Stage: Sherlock Holmes & the Case of the Christmas Angels
7:00 PM A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play
7:30 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
8:00 PM Film: Downton Abbey
Saturday, Dec 21
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
9:30 AM Pekiti-Tirsia Kali Class
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
7:00 PM Winterdance Celtic Christmas Celebration
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
7:00 PM Stage: Sherlock Holmes & the Case of the Christmas Angels
7:00 PM A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play
7:30 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
8:00 PM Film: Downton Abbey
Sunday, Dec 22
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
1:00 PM Winter Solstice Native American Flute Concert
2:00 PM City Ballet: The Nutcracker
2:00 PM Stage: Sherlock Holmes & the Case of the Christmas Angels
2:00 PM A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play
3:00 PM Food: AfroVegan Pop Up
7:00 PM Stage: The Nutcracker in Balboa Park
Monday, Dec 23
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Tuesday, Dec 24
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Wednesday, Dec 25
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
Thursday, Dec 26
All Day Ongoing and Extended Events
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< Sunday, March 10, 2019 >


All Day Trinh Mai: That We Should Be Heirs Trinh Mai: That We Should Be Heirs That We Should Be Heirs encourages participants to engage in the lost art of letter writing as a method of alleviating burdens and promoting healing. By putting hand to paper and joining one another in this collective activity of personal letter writing, we can share in this intimate process of privately documenting the stories, hardships, and triumphs that connect us all. Letters written by immigrants and families of immigrants are encouraged. Letters handwritten in participants
10:00 AM March for Black Women San Diego, we are back at it again for our 2nd Annual March For Black Women. Black women (this includes ALL black women, femmes, trans, queer, etc.) continuously show up for our community. It is time you all do the same! We demand respect and a seat at the table. All ages are welcome.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Euclid & Logan
San Diego, CA 92114
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Sunday, March 10 - 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.facebook.com
11:00 AM International Mariachi Festival The International Mariachi Festival & Competition is a community-friendly event providing entertainment for families to come together and celebrate San Diego
11:00 AM Peach Blossom Design Workshop Let's build your good fortune. Peach tree is a symbol of good fortune and longevity in Chinese philosophy. Chinese people decorate their houses with peach tree branches during Chinese New Year.
2:00 PM Stage: Chaps! During World War II, Tex Riley's Singing Cowboys are late for a live broadcast from London. What to do?? A BBC studio crew must act fast to fill in. That's what. Robert Smyth directs the Lamb's Players production, with musical direction by Jon Lorenz, and choreography by Deborah Gilmour Smyth.

Admission/Cost: $28 - $78

Location:
Lamb's Players Theatre
1142 Orange Avenue
Coronado, CA 92118
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Tuesday, March 5 until Sunday, May 26, 2019
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays - 7:30 PM
Fridays and Saturdays - 8:00 PM
Saturday Matinees - 4:00 PM
Wednesday and Sunday Matinees - 2:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.lambsplayers.org
2:00 PM Stage: The Fire in Me Asian Story Theater and Access Inc. present "The Fire in Me," a play about domestic violence in San Diego's Filipino community.

Based on interviews, the play explores the subject in the context of culture, immigration status and gender roles. Each performance includes merienda (Filipino snacks), the play, and a panel discussion with experts working in the field.

This project is supported by The San Diego Foundation and California Humanities, in community partnership with Philippine Consulate
San Diego County, and artistic collaboration with MaArte Theater Collective.

Due to mature content, recommended for ages 18 and up. Free performances at various San Diego Public Library locations.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
Central Library
330 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
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Dates and times:
Saturday, March 2 - 2:00 PM at Skyline Hills Library
Sunday, March 10 - 2:00 PM at Central Library
Saturday, March 16 - 2:00 PM at Scripps Miramar Ranch Library

For more information, please visit: www.fireinme.com
2:00 PM House of India Lawn Program India, colorful and vibrant, is a land as diverse as its people. This nation is a mosaic of faiths, cultures, customs, and languages that blend harmoniously to form a composite whole. In India, dance is an age-old tradition. This vast sub-continent has given birth to varied forms of dancing, each shaped by the influences of a particular period and environment. All Indian dances portray some expression of life and almost every dance posture has a specific meaning. Different states in India have different and colorful folk dances.

House of India showcases India's rich culture and cuisine by active participation in Lawn Programs, the Ethnic Food Fair and December Nights at Balboa Park. This page showcases some performance photos of dances originating from various parts of India.

Admission/Cost: FREE

Location:
House of India
International Cottages
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA 92101
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Sunday, March 10 - 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

For more information, please visit: www.houseofindia.org
2:00 PM Stage: The Pirates of Penzance MiraCosta College stages Gilbert and Sullivan's masterpiece about swashbuckling pirates, sentimental lovers, bumbling British policemen, lovely maidens, and a stuffy "model of a modern major general." Once a pirate, always a pirate? Tracy Williams directs.

Admission/Cost: $13 - $18

Location:
MiraCosta College
One Barnard Drive
Oceanside, CA 92056
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Dates and times:
Ongoing from Thursday, March 7 until Sunday, March 17, 2019
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays - 7:30 PM
Saturday and Sunday Matinees - 2:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.miracosta.edu
2:30 PM Music: Jazz Mediterraneo with Allison Adams Tucker Internationally acclaimed multilingual vocalist and recording artist Allison Adams Tucker returns to the the informal and intimate setting of the Scripps Miramar Ranch Library Center.

She will be performing
3:00 PM Music: Concert of the Americas Argentinian Ariel Ramierez' composition Missa Criolla with music from North and South America. With a mission of bringing people together to discover, create and celebrate both the visual and performing arts, the California Center for the Arts, Escondido is the cultural center of North San Diego County.

Admission/Cost: $10 - $20

Location:
California Center for the Arts
340 N. Escondido Blvd.
Escondido, CA
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Sunday, March 10 - 3:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.artcenter.org
4:00 PM Brazilian Carnaval This year we are bringing a major artist from Brazil for your pleasure. For the first time in California - Gabriel O Pensador!

Admission/Cost: $10 - $30

Location:
Quartyard
1301 Market St,
San Diego, CA
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Sunday, March 10 - 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.arieldelmundo.com
4:00 PM Mexico in a Bottle Tasting Join us for our second year of Mexico in a Bottle in San Diego as we celebrate Mexican craft spirits, wine, food, music and art at the beautiful Bread & Salt Gallery in Barrio Logan. In addition to the more than 100 mezcals and agave spirits we will also have a variety of other alcoholic beverages that showcase Mexico's traditions and 21st Century innovations, including Mexican wines, craft beers, and a few surprises. Not to be left out, we will also have incredible bites from local restaurants, cocktails from local bartenders, encounters with incredible personalities in the mezcal world, a tiendita, and much more. Also DJ Mafondo will be back with a special mix for us. You'll aslo get to check out Logan Avenue Consortium's cars out front and their local indie businesses.

Age limit: 21+

Admission/Cost: $40
6:00 PM Music: Czech Classical Duo Direct from the Czech Republic, duo Miroslav Ambro
8:00 PM Music: Makana & Shawn and Lehua In 2018, Makana spent much of the year using his talents to kokua (help) the people of Hawai
8:00 PM Music: Sid Sriram This is Sid Sriran's live performance of his new album "Entropy".

Sid Sriram is an urban/indie singer-songwriter from the Bay Area. A graduate of the Berklee School of Music, he was trained in classical Indian music from a young age, which has allowed him to seamlessly blend styles in his content. Sid's YouTube debut came two years ago. Since then his YouTube channel has racked up 5 Million Views, and 30,000 subscribers. His engaging approach to social media has independently grown his Facebook fan page to over 10000 likes and his Twitter account to over 7500 followers.

By making music that is simultaneously conscious of popular culture and emotions, Sid is able to draw in audiences across all demographics. The journey is just beginning.

Age limit: 21+

Admission/Cost: $15

Location:
Soda Bar
3615 El Cajon Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92104
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Sunday, March 10 - 8:00 PM

For more information, please visit: www.sidsriram.com
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